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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Atlanta, GA (ATL)

Flight distance from Chicago to Atlanta (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport) is 606 miles / 975 kilometers / 526 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Atlanta (ATL) is 741 miles / 1193 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 3 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Atlanta.

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

How far is Atlanta from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Atlanta. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 605.810 miles
  • 974.957 kilometers
  • 526.435 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 606.663 miles
  • 976.329 kilometers
  • 527.176 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″W

B Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Chicago and Atlanta is 1 hour. Atlanta is 1 hour ahead of Chicago.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

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Atlanta, GA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (250 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Atlanta (ATL).

Distance:
606
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
606

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